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ART-Frida-Immersive-Dream-coming-to-Germania-Place-in-2022

  ART 'Frida: Immersive Dream' coming to Germania Place in 2022

Lighthouse Immersive, North America's leading producer of ground-breaking experiential art exhibits, and Maestro Immersive Art announce their newest immersive art installation, "Frida: Immersive Dream." This exhibition will run at Lighthouse ...


 
MCA-announces-new-curatorial-leadership

  MCA announces new curatorial leadership

The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago (MCA) announces the appointments of two new leaders to its curatorial team—Rene Morales, as the James W. Alsdorf Chief Curator; and Jamillah James, as Manilow Senior Curator. Morales and James ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-The-Dr-Seuss-Experience-at-Water-Tower-Place

  ATTRACTIONS 'The Dr. Seuss Experience' at Water Tower Place

It's certainly a time and place to be immersed in nostalgia. The family-friendly attraction "The Dr. Seuss Experience" is running through Jan. 2, 2022, at Water Tower Place, 835 N. Michigan Ave. It's certainly hard to ...


 
Black-Harvest-awards-to-go-to-directors-of-Dionne-Warwick-Reopening-

  Black Harvest awards to go to directors of 'Dionne Warwick,' 'Reopening'

The Gene Siskel Film Center of the School of the Art Institute of Chicago announced the 2021 winners of the Richard and Ellen Sandor Family Black Harvest Film Festival Prize—a cash award given to both the ...


 
MCA-to-showcase-Justin-Vivian-Bond-on-Oct-30

  MCA to showcase Justin Vivian Bond on Oct. 30

On Saturday, Oct. 30, at 3 p.m., The Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, 220 E. Chicago Ave., will present "Music Talk: Justin Vivian Bond and Jim Hodges," featuring singer-songwriter, author, painter, performance artist and actor Mx. ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Pizza-pop-up-WNDR-Wrightwood-

  ATTRACTIONS Pizza pop-up, WNDR, Wrightwood

—Rewired's pizza pop-up: Rewired Pizza Cafe & Bar, 1102 W. Thorndale Ave., is getting in on the Halloween fun by paying homage to classic restaurant chains and "dressing up" as owner Daniel Barat's favorite pizza chain: ...


 
Alphawood-chooses-LGBTQ-individual-to-head-foundation-

  Alphawood chooses LGBTQ+ individual to head foundation

Alphawood Foundation Chicago announced Chirag G. Badlani as its newest executive director, effective Nov. 8. Badlani succeeds Jim McDonough, who retired this month after leading the foundation since 2012 and who will remain Alphawood's legal counsel ...


 
Portrait-series-Still-Searching-highlights-missing-Black-women-children

  Portrait series 'Still Searching' highlights missing Black women, children

--From a press release, video below

FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE. On Friday, Oct. 22, 2021 from 6:30 p.m.-9:30 p.m., Damon Lamar Reed, Nicole So Random, and 345 Art Gallery will collaborate to present Still Searching Art Exhibition at 345 Art Gallery in Chicago, ...


 
LGBT-History-Project-Tee-A-Corinne-Photographer-of-lesbian-sexuality-

  LGBT History Project: Tee A. Corinne: Photographer of lesbian sexuality

By Victoria A. Brownworth

Over her decades as a lesbian photographer and artist, Tee Corinne said, "I'm one of the most obscure famous artists." Famous? Yes. Obscure? Certainly not within artistic circles nor within the queer art world where she ...


 
3Arts-awards-nearly-1M-to-women-artists-artists-of-color-Deaf-disabled-artists

  3Arts awards nearly $1M to women artists, artists of color, Deaf, disabled artists

--From a press release

CHICAGO, IL (OCTOBER 18, 2021)—3Arts, the Chicago-based nonprofit grantmaking organization, will award Chicago artists with nearly $1 million in unrestricted cash grants during the 14th annual 3Arts Awards, taking place ...


 
LGBT-History-Month-40s-and-50s-instant-photography-gave-LGBT-people-Safe-Haven

  LGBT History Month: '40s and '50s instant photography gave LGBT people 'Safe/Haven'

Two men dressed in drag for a tea party, and two women cuddled up at the beach. Today these might be benign photographs but, in the early 1950s, they were memories shuttered away from public view. ...


 
ART-Contemporary-yet-timeless-exhibition-Young-Gifted-and-Black-arrives-at-Gallery-400

  ART Contemporary yet timeless exhibition 'Young, Gifted and Black' arrives at Gallery 400

To be a Black art collector is to stand on the shoulders of a proud lineage. Throughout history, Black patrons have supported Black artists when nobody else did. Bernard Lumpkin—a New York City-based art patron, educator ...


 
ART-Van-Gogh-balloon-celebrates-installations-extension-to-Feb-6

  ART Van Gogh balloon celebrates installation's extension to Feb. 6

Following a maiden flight in Toronto to herald the return of the city's "Immersive Van Gogh Exhibit," Lighthouse Immersive's Vincent van Gogh hot-air balloon made its way to Goebbert's Farm, in the Kane County village of ...


 
ART-Nick-Cave-Bob-Faust-to-unveil-Rapt-on-the-Mile-on-Michigan-Avenue

  ART Nick Cave, Bob Faust to unveil 'Rapt on the Mile' on Michigan Avenue

The Magnificent Mile has recently installed a monumental, multi-story public art installation entitled "Rapt on The Mile" that renowned artists (and couple) Nick Cave and Bob Faust created. The mural, which now wraps the 679 N. ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Queer-Art-sports-items-Kevin-Bacon-Indya-Moore

  SHOWBIZ 'Queer/Art,' sports items, Kevin Bacon, Indya Moore

Queer|Art—New York City's home for the creative and professional development of LGBTQ+ artists—announced the fall season of Queer|Art|Film, returning in person through Dec. 13, a press release noted. The line-up ...


 
Crystal-Lakes-Raue-Center-for-the-Arts-opens-new-school

  Crystal Lake's Raue Center for the Arts opens new school

On its 20th anniversary, the Crystal Lake, Illinois-based nonprofit organization Raue Center for the Arts has launched a new school. Raue Center School for the Arts (RCSA) will provide youth and adult classes in a wide ...


 
Month-long-Open-House-Chicago-2021-to-feature-in-person-site-visits-Oct-16-17

  Month-long Open House Chicago 2021 to feature in-person site visits Oct. 16-17

--From a press release

(September 20, 2021) CHICAGO — Chicago Architecture Center (CAC) announced that Open House Chicago 2021 will again offer its popular in-person, indoor site visits, providing rare behind-the-scenes access to more ...


 
ART-The-Peninsula-hosting-installation-by-Bob-Faust

  ART The Peninsula hosting installation by Bob Faust

The Peninsula Chicago, 108 E. Superior St., an art installation featuring Chicago artist Bob Faust—half of a power couple of the art world, with Nick Cave. Titled "with all, and still…," this exhibit debuted mid-September and ...


 
Chicagos-holiday-cultural-and-arts-events-to-reopen-for-in-person

  Chicago's holiday cultural and arts events to reopen for in-person

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot and the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE) today announced DCASE fall and holiday programming as Chicago's vital arts scene continues to safely and fully reopen. In-person holiday ...


 
Art-Institute-workers-forming-union

  Art Institute workers forming union

With backing for a majority of employees, organizers at the Art Institute of Chicago announced they are asking the museum to voluntarily recognize the first labor union at the cultural institution, The Chicago Tribune reported. The ...


 
ARCHITECTURE-Thompson-Center-Idea-Competition-winners-named

  ARCHITECTURE Thompson Center Idea Competition winners named

The Chicago Architecture Center and the Chicago Architectural Club announced the jury's selection of three winning designs for the Thompson Center Design Ideas Competition that represent three distinct, creative visions for the State of Illinois Thomp ...


 
Lightfoot-attends-Parade-of-Hearts-public-art-installation-series-launch

  Lightfoot attends 'Parade of Hearts' public-art installation series launch

--From a press release

CHICAGO (September 8, 2021) — The Love, Unity & Values (LUV) Institute, a Chicago non-profit, unveiled a new series of neighborhood art installations Sept. 8 to launch the Parade of Hearts, an initiative to commemorate the ...


 
Footwork-dancers-to-be-featured-Sept-10-in-Art-on-theMART-event

  Footwork dancers to be featured Sept. 10 in Art on theMART event

"Dance Down by The River"—an evening of Chicago dance and music—is coming to the Riverwalk in conjunction with Art on theMART thanks to a Chicago Presents grant awarded by the Chicago Department of Cultural Affairs and ...


 
LGBTQ-exhibit-removed-from-Missouri-Capitol

  LGBTQ+ exhibit removed from Missouri Capitol

Kansas City Sen. Greg Razer, the only openly gay member of the Missouri Senate, demanded an explanation after an exhibit on the LGBTQ+-rights movement in Kansas City was removed from the state Capitol (in Jefferson City) ...


 
MUSIC-Laura-Jane-Grace-gives-good-advice-to-future-trans-and-queer-artists

  MUSIC Laura Jane Grace gives good advice to future trans and queer artists

For one hour and 48 minutes, Laura Jane Grace will take listeners on a journey with the new Audible project Black Me Out. This transgender musician covers a great deal of territory in the session, from ...


 
MCA-names-Laura-Herrera-Senior-Director-of-Communications-and-Content

  MCA names Laura Herrera Senior Director of Communications and Content

--From a press release

Madeleine Grynsztejn, Pritzker Director of the Museum of Contemporary Art Chicago, announces the appointment of Laura Herrera as Senior Director of Communications and Content, a newly created position that advances ...


 
ART-Frida-Kahlo-Timeless-extended-to-Sept-12

  ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' extended to Sept. 12

"Frida Kahlo: Timeless," hosted by the Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD), has been extended an additional week to Sept. 12. To date, "Timeless" ...


 
Romanticism-to-Ruin-exhibition-opening-September-24

  Romanticism to Ruin exhibition opening September 24

--From a press release

Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright, Wrightwood 659's fall exhibition, opens Sept. 24. Tickets are now available. The great American architects Louis H. Sullivan and Frank Lloyd Wright had rare gifts for ...


 
ART-College-of-DuPage-to-showcase-Tony-Fitzpatricks-final-exhibition

  ART College of DuPage to showcase Tony Fitzpatrick's final exhibition

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA), at 425 Fawell Blvd. on the College of DuPage campus, will open its season with "Tony Fitzpatrick: Jesus of Western Avenue." This will be the final museum exhibition by ...


 
ART-Young-Gifted-and-Black-in-Chicago-on-Sept-2-Dec-11

  ART 'Young, Gifted and Black' in Chicago on Sept. 2-Dec. 11

"Young, Gifted and Black:The Lumpkin-BoccuzziFamily Collection of Contemporary Art" will be shown at Gallery 400, at 400 S. Peoria St., Sept. 2-Dec. 11. Including the work of two successive generations of Black artists, "Young, Gifted and ...


 
Alphawood-Foundation-announces-retirement-of-Executive-Director-Jim-McDonough

  Alphawood Foundation announces retirement of Executive Director Jim McDonough

--From a press release

Aug. 10, 2021 (CHICAGO)—Alphawood Foundation announced the retirement of Executive Director Jim McDonough, effective Oct. 1. McDonough has served as Executive Director of the Foundation since 2012. He will continue ...


 
Two-Lost-Works-of-Sullivan-and-Wright-opens-Sept-24

  'Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright' opens Sept. 24

Wrightwood 659, at 659 W. Wrightwood Ave., is presenting "Romanticism to Ruin: Two Lost Works of Sullivan and Wright"—a dual exhibition exploring two of these architects' long-demolished masterpieces. Said masterpieces ...


 
Uptown-Art-Week-to-bring-40-new-murals-to-Chicago

  Uptown Art Week to bring 40 new murals to Chicago

The 2nd annual Uptown Art Week, hosted by Uptown United and the Uptown Chamber of Commerce, will feature more than 150 pieces of public art including more than 40 new works going up on walls around ...


 
Hilton-Asmus-showing-works-from-National-Geographic-photographers

  Hilton-Asmus showing works from National Geographic photographers

Hilton | Asmus Contemporary announced a specially curated exhibition of images from the archives of acclaimed National Geographic photographers, filmmakers and marine biologists Paul Nicklen and Cristina Mittermeier. "ORIGINS," will ...


 
The-Art-of-Banksy-to-debut-Aug-14-at-360-N-State-St

  'The Art of Banksy' to debut Aug. 14 at 360 N. State St.

"The Art of Banksy"—the largest touring exhibition of authentic Banksy artworks in the world—will take place in Chicago on the fourth floor of 360 N. State St.: a 45,000-square-foot space that was the home of other ...


 
Helmut-Jahn-architecture-exhibit-has-opened-

  Helmut Jahn architecture exhibit has opened

The Chicago Architecture Center (CAC), 111 E. Wacker Dr., has opened its first, major limited-run exhibit, "Helmut Jahn: Life + Architecture," the career retrospective of Helmut Jahn's innovative architectural designs. ...


 
Queer-Inn-producers-announce-inaugural-installation-unveiling-upcoming-website

  Queer In(n) producers announce inaugural installation unveiling, upcoming website

Partners and co-producers, Kelli Simpkins and Adithi Chandrashekar are creating a curated, generative online arts gallery called Queer In(n). The inaugural unveiling of a five-foot-by-six-foot wheat paste portrait of longtime ...


 
Neon-and-Light-Museum-pop-up-to-start-Sept-9-

  Neon and Light Museum pop-up to start Sept. 9

The new Neon and Light Museum pop-up invites guests to stand in, under and around approximately 70 professional neon and light-based sculptures in an exhibition opening in River North at 325 W. Huron St. (formerly the ...


 
Barbara-Krugers-works-to-be-part-of-Art-on-theMART-

  Barbara Kruger's works to be part of 'Art on theMART'

In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART announced a major new addition to its fall program: a projection by renowned conceptual artist Barbara Kruger. The projection will be shown ...


 
New-mural-by-artist-Molly-Costello-celebrates-diverse-Andersonville-neighborhood-

  New mural by artist Molly Costello celebrates diverse Andersonville neighborhood

Residents and visitors of Chicago’s Andersonville neighborhood are enjoying a colorful new mural by Chicago artist Molly Costello (they/them or she/her) that celebrates the diverse lives in the community. ...


 
Concert-for-Love-and-Acceptance-features-LGBTQ-artists-allies

  'Concert for Love and Acceptance' features LGBTQ artists, allies

Country music artist and philanthropist Ty Herndon, in partnership with CMT, held his annual Concert For Love & Acceptance on June 30. Presented virtually as an exclusive live streaming event, performances included Herndon, Brothers Osborne, Kristin ...


 
Cleve-Carney-Museum-of-Art-to-honor-Frida-Kahlos-birthday

  Cleve Carney Museum of Art to honor Frida Kahlo's birthday

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will honor the birthday of iconic Mexican painter Frida Kahlo in two unique ways this summer on ...


 
Bienen-School-of-Music-launches-Black-Composer-Showcase-series

  Bienen School of Music launches 'Black Composer Showcase' series

The Bienen School of Music at Northwestern University has launched a new series of videos featuring performances of art songs and chamber music by Black composers. The three-part Black Composer Showcase series (consisting of "Chicago Connections," ...


 
Brave-Space-Alliance-unveils-mural

  Brave Space Alliance unveils mural

On June 25, Brave Space Alliance (BSA) unveiled a mural honoring influential community members who have championed advocacy for Chicago's trans community. The mural, by Saul Palos Rodriguez, features the late Lois L. Bates, Sky Cubacub, ...


 
Chicago-Where-comics-came-to-life-1880-1960-at-Chicago-Cultural-Center-

  "Chicago: Where comics came to life (1880-1960)" at Chicago Cultural Center

--From a press release

"Chicago: Where comics came to life (1880-1960)" opens Saturday, June 19 at Chicago Cultural Center. The new exhibition celebrates Chicago as the comics capital of the world. Current exhibitions include ...


 
Siskel-Film-Center-to-reopen-Aug-6-

  Siskel Film Center to reopen Aug. 6

After closing its doors March 14, 2020 due to COVID-19, the School of the Art Institute of Chicago's (SAIC) Gene Siskel Film Center, 164 N. State St., will reopen for in-person screenings Friday, Aug. 6. With ...


 
ATTRACTIONS-Museum-provides-WNDR-ful-experiences-for-all-ages

  ATTRACTIONS Museum provides WNDR-ful experiences for all ages

WNDR Museum—an original immersive art and technology experience—is in the city's West Loop neighborhood, at 1130 W. Monroe St. The 10,000-square-foot museum is filled with interactive artworks by cutting edge ...


 
Actor-artist-creates-huge-mural-for-new-Steppenwolf-center

  Actor/artist creates huge mural for new Steppenwolf center

Chicago-based artist/actor Tony Fitzpatrick has created a massive mural for the exterior of Steppenwolf Theatre Company's new Arts and Education Center, 1646 N. Halsted St. Commissioned by Steppenwolf as a highly visible public-art installation for th ...


 
Buffalo-Grove-holds-Pride-Drive

  Buffalo Grove holds Pride Drive

On June 6, a Pride Drive took place in Buffalo Grove. More than 100 residential and commercial properties were decorated with pride decor, balloon art by Balloons by Tommy, music, rainbow treats and more. The Pride ...


 
ARTS-Black-Tie-and-Sneaker-Ball-on-July-9

  ARTS 'Black Tie and Sneaker Ball' on July 9

The Art of Giving Foundation—dedicated to funding local art programs and artists in need of seed funding to launch or maintain social initiative programs that benefit their communities—announced its second annual fundraising gala, the "Black Tie ...


 
Steppenwolf-announces-The-Loft-youth-art-competition

  Steppenwolf announces The Loft, youth art competition

--From a press release

CHICAGO (May 19, 2021)—Steppenwolf Theatre Company, the nation's premier ensemble theater company, is excited to announce initial programming details for The Loft, its first-ever dedicated education space that encompasses the ...


 
Loving-The-Exhibition-A-Photographic-History-of-Men-in-Love-1850s-1950s

  Loving: The Exhibition, A Photographic History of Men in Love 1850s-1950s

--From a press release

Hogarth Worldwide (https://www.hogarthww.com), world leader in creative production, will host the inaugural exhibition for LOVING. A Photographic History of Men in Love in their 30,000 square foot facility in midtown ...


 
Windy-City-Times-first-cover-available-as-NFT

  Windy City Times' first cover available as NFT

The first cover of the Chicago LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times is being made available as the company's first NFT, or non-fungible token. NFTs have recently been successfully tested by various artists and media companies, including ...


 
Windy-City-Times-first-cover-available-as-NFT

  Windy City Times' first cover available as NFT

The first cover of the Chicago LGBTQ newspaper Windy City Times is being made available as the company's first NFT, or non-fungible token. NFTs have recently been successfully tested by various artists and media companies, including ...


 
ART-Frida-Kahlo-Timeless-June-5-Sept-6-in-Glen-Ellyn

  ART 'Frida Kahlo: Timeless' June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn

The Cleve Carney Museum of Art (CCMA) and the McAninch Arts Center (MAC) at the College of DuPage (COD) will host "Frida Kahlo: Timeless" June 5-Sept. 6 in Glen Ellyn, Illinois. Featuring 26 original works on ...


 
Mayor-Lightfoot-DCASE-announce-Chicago-summer-events

  Mayor Lightfoot, DCASE announce Chicago summer events

--From a press release

CHICAGO — Mayor Lori E. Lightfoot, the Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events (DCASE), Choose Chicago, and Chicago's cultural community today announced "Open Culture" — the next phase of ...


 
Art-on-theMART-to-project-Obamas-Frida-Kahlo

  Art on theMART to project Obamas, Frida Kahlo

In partnership with Chicago's Department of Cultural Affairs and Special Events, Art on theMART today announced two major new additions to its summer program: The Obama Portraits (debuting June 17) and Frida Kahlo (starting July 5). ...


 
ART-Terra-Foundation-awards-25M-for-permanent-collection-projects

  ART Terra Foundation awards $2.5M for permanent collection projects

The Terra Foundation for American Art announced the awarding of nearly $2.5 million in grants to 35 arts and cultural organizations throughout the country. These grants support projects through the foundation's new two-year exhibition grant initiative ...


 
Old-Town-Art-Fair-returns-June-12-13-pre-registration-opens-Saturday

  Old Town Art Fair returns June 12, 13, pre-registration opens Saturday

--From a press release

Chicago, IL — The Old Town Art Fair (OTAF) and its sponsoring organization, the Old Town Triangle Association (OTTA) celebrated the announcement from Mayor Lori Lightfoot and DCASE that the Old Town Art Fair will return ...


 
DePaul-Art-Museum-to-reopen-May-14

  DePaul Art Museum to reopen May 14

With COVID-19 safety precautions in place, DePaul Art Museum will reopen to in-person viewing Friday, May 14. A pair of exhibitions—"LatinXAmerican" and "Claudia Peña Salinas: Quetzalli"—will be on display through ...


 
SAIC-hosts-Debunking-Conversion-Therapy-virtual-panel

  SAIC hosts 'Debunking Conversion Therapy' virtual panel

The School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) hosted a virtual panel, "Debunking Conversion Therapy," on April 23 that focused on how people have been negatively impacted by conversion therapy, what the Bible says and ...


 
Queer-health-sciences-art-U-of-Michigan-students-translate-research-through-art

  Queer health sciences art: U of Michigan students translate research through art

ANN ARBOR—Tanaka Chavanduka was inspired to reconsider his communication methods after a trip to a national conference on HIV in Washington, D.C. While there, he also visited the National Portrait Gallery and the National Museum of ...


 
ART-Immersive-Van-Gogh-to-now-continue-through-Nov-28-

  ART 'Immersive Van Gogh' to now continue through Nov. 28

Due to popular demand, the U.S. premiere of the art experience "Immersive Van Gogh" exhibit will extend its run to Nov. 28 after having sold out the current block of tickets. It was originally extended through ...


 
Movie-about-art-sensation-born-into-slavery-to-premiere-April-16-

  Movie about art sensation born into slavery to premiere April 16

Bill Traylor: Chasing Ghosts—a film about a man who was born into slavery, and whose works became sensations in the art world—will premiere Friday, April 16, in local virtual cinemas of Music Box Theatre and Facets. ...


 
First-US-exhibition-of-Greek-20th-century-artist-Yannis-Tsarouchis-Dancing-in-Real-Life-May-7

  First U.S. exhibition of Greek 20th-century artist Yannis Tsarouchis: Dancing in Real Life May 7

--From a press release

(CHICAGO, IL — April 2, 2021) — Wrightwood 659 is pleased to host the first U.S. exhibition devoted to the work of Yannis Tsarouchis (1910—1989), widely regarded as one of the greatest Greek painters of the ...


 
ART-Quantum-Mirror-on-Michigan-Avenue-through-April-20-

  ART 'Quantum Mirror' on Michigan Avenue through April 20

Get ready for an innovative, immersive experience. "Quantum Mirror," by artist Adrian Stein, is a 300-square-foot space in Artspace 8, on the third floor of 900 N. Michigan Ave. It will run through at least April ...


 
Victory-Gardens-names-artists-for-Black-Monologues-part-of-Black-Beauty-Fest

  Victory Gardens names artists for Black Monologues, part of Black Beauty Fest

--From a Victory Gardens Theater press release

Chicago, IL— Victory Gardens Theater, in partnership with The Black Women's Expo and Black Owned Chicago, presents the 5th Edition of the Black Beauty Festival (BBF), April 10-11, 2021. Offered virtually for the first time, Black ...


 
CHM-to-explore-work-of-photographer-Vivian-Maier-

  CHM to explore work of photographer Vivian Maier

The Chicago History Museum 1601 N. Clark St., is featuring a collection of many never-before-seen works by world-renowned photographer Vivian Maier in an upcoming exhibition, "Vivian Maier: In Color," opening to the public May 8. "The ...


 
Five-Worth-Finding-Astrographics-Mapplethorpe-and-more-

  Five Worth Finding: 'Astrographics,' 'Mapplethorpe' and more

—'Astrographics' at theMart (starting April 1): Art on theMART (at what used to be known as Merchandise Mart) will resume projections Thursday, April 1, with the world premiere of Astrographics—a ...


 
National-Museum-of-Mexican-Art-to-show-unity-themed-short-

  National Museum of Mexican Art to show unity-themed short

The National Museum of Mexican Art (NMMA) is inviting the public to a virtual screening of the unity-themed, award-winning animated short "Color of Tomorrow" as part of its Storytellers 4 Unity Film Forum. The virtual screening ...


 
EXPO-CHICAGO-announces-galleries-programs-for-EXPO-CHGO-ONLINE-April-8-12

  EXPO CHICAGO announces galleries, programs for EXPO CHGO ONLINE April 8-12

CHICAGO—EXPO CHICAGO today announced the participating galleries and program schedule for EXPO CHGO ONLINE (April 8—12, 2021), a curated digital exposition of contemporary and modern art complemented by five days ...


 
New-LGBTQ-film-ART-AND-PEP-launches-website

  New LGBTQ film, ART AND PEP, launches website

--From a press release

CHICAGO—A teaser and website for the new film ART AND PEP was just released, giving a first glimpse into the documentary that will feature the life and love of LGBTQ+ civil rights leaders, Art Johnston and ...


 
SHOWBIZ-Oscars-art-Billie-Jean-King-Billy-Eichner-Randy-Rainbow

  SHOWBIZ Oscars art, Billie Jean King, Billy Eichner, Randy Rainbow

The Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences revealed the campaign art for the 93rd Oscars, an ABC press release noted. The 2021 campaign illustrates this year's tagline, "Bring Your Movie Love," celebrating our global appreciation ...


 
177-IL-organizations-document-COVID-19-stories-support-racial-equity-work-

  177 IL organizations document COVID-19 stories, support racial equity work

--From a press release

CHICAGO — A report detailing the hardships and successes of 177 Illinois-based community organizations underscores the need for more support in protecting our social fabric in a post-COVID world. Illinois Humanities, the Illinois affiliate to the ...


 
-LGBTQ-Intergenerational-Dialogue-Project-connects-youth-elders-in-conversation

  LGBTQ+ Intergenerational Dialogue Project connects youth, elders in conversation

A chance encounter in 2019 has blossomed into an intergenerational dialogue project that brings together younger and older LGBTQ folks. Adam Greteman, a gay philosopher and School of the Art Institute of Chicago (SAIC) faculty member, ...


 





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